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Donald Macleod explores the period of Stravinsky's evolution as a composer in which he seemed to look backwards to more classical forms.

Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Igor Stravinsky, today exploring the period of Stravinsky's evolution as a composer in which he seemed to look backwards to more classical forms. He was also beginning a life as a more deliberate performer: his 'expressionless' music becoming a vehicle in which he could express himself.

Pulcinella (Overture)
London Sinfonietta
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Mavra: Russian Song (arr for cello & piano)
Christian-Pierre La Marca, cello
Lise de la salle, piano

Octet (2nd movement)
Eastman Wind Ensemble
Mark Scatterday, director

Symphony of Psalms
Monteverdi Choir
London Symphony Orchestra
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Concerto in E flat major 'Dumbarton Oaks'
NDR Symphony Orchestra
Gunter Wand, conductor

Produced in Cardiff by Martin Williams

59 minutes

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Pulcinella suite (overture)

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • SMK47628.
    • SMK47628.
    • 1.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Chanson Russe

    Performer: Christian-Pierre La Marca. Performer: Lise de la Salle.
    • 19075809622.
    • 19075809622.
    • 8.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Wind Octet (2nd movement)

    Ensemble: Eastman Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Mark Davis Scatterday.
    • AVIE:AV2277.
    • AVIE.
    • 2.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony of Psalms

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • E4576162.
    • E4576162.
    • 5.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)

    Performer: NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester. Conductor: Günter Wand.
    • BMG Classics / RD60827.
    • BMG Classics / RD60827.
    • 1.

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